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Juris Master in American Legal Studies

Program Details

Liberty University’s online Juris Master in American Legal Studies program will build on your current knowledge and skills by giving you an in-depth study and understanding of American law. While this program does not qualify you to sit for any state bar exam, it does provide you with the ability to study law online without investing the additional time and money required to earn a Juris Doctor degree.

Because of America’s legal influence on institutions around the world, there is a growing need for professionals familiar with the intricacies of American law. Through this program, you will learn the fundamental principles of American constitutional law. You will also gain a greater understanding of the influence of American government and how it interacts with global enterprises. 

Career opportunities include:

  • Legal Educator
  • Local Politician
  • Office Administrator

Requirements

Regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.0 GPA. Other application requirements include: official transcripts; professional vita/resume.

Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

Disclosure

Liberty University does not engage in unlawful discrimination or harassment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, age, sex, national origin, pregnancy or childbirth, disability or military veteran status in its educational programs and activities. Liberty University maintains its Christian character and reserves its right to discriminate on the basis of religion to the extent that applicable law respects its right to act in furtherance of its religious objectives. The following persons have been designated to coordinate Liberty University’s compliance with certain anti-discrimination laws: Coordinator of LU Online Disability Academic Support at (434) 592-5417 or luoodas@liberty.edu; Director of Disability Academic Support (Residential) at (434) 582-2159 or odas@liberty.edu; Title IX Coordinator at (434) 582-8948 or TitleIX@liberty.edu. Visit for Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.